The Rock Hill Police Department is also home to a fully accredited bomb squad, which was accredited on July 11, 2001 by the FBI. The squad is comprised of 6 members who have been certified at the FBI Hazardous Devices School, located at the Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama. The school is 6 weeks in length.
The department’s specialized units look for experienced officers who excel in the performance of their duties for the different teams.
The Rock Hill Police Department’s Bomb squad is called out an average of 12 times a year on calls ranging from suspicious packages to recovery of old explosives and military ordinance.
The Bomb squad has at its disposal a Rometec F6A Robot, a Mini Andros-2 Multi-Use Robot, as well as an EOD 8 & 9 bomb suit.